Internship Opportunity @ Copyright Office of India: Applications Open

Internship Copyright Office


To familiarize the interested and willing students of Law with the provisions of Copyright Act and its application including registration formalities & copyright policy. It is neither a job nor assurance for a job in the Government of India.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicable to Indian National only.
  • Internship is open to students from recognized institutions and universities with exposure to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) particularly in Copyright Law.
  • Students with a placement in hand are not eligible.

Educational Qualifications:

Students pursuing following courses can apply:

  • Second and third year of the Bachelor’s degree in Law (3 year course after graduation), or
  • Fourth and final year of the integrated five year course in Law.
  • LLM of 1st Year or final year

Scheme of Internship:

  • Internship is normally for a period of one month and extended upto 3 months commencing on the 1st working day of the month.
  • There will be a short induction programme on provisions of Copyright Act, 2002 on the 1st day of Internship. A guide will be assigned to each intern for their study during internship. Interns are required to present a paper/report on Copyright issues towards the end of internship.
  • On the completion of internship, students are required to submit a report of the work carried out and make a presentation on it.
  • Number of slots available in a year is three but not exceeding five in any case.
  • Internship is a fulltime programme and hence interns are required to observe working hours of the Government of India.
  • Any absence during working hours may result in extension of the period of internship.
  • The internship may be discontinued any time if the performance of the intern is not found satisfactory or the intern is absent without authorization of the guide.
  • Intern will maintain the dignity, decorum and discipline in the copyright office, failing which the internship will be liable to be terminated.
  • Certificates will be issued to the interns on successful completion of their internship.

How to apply:

  • Interested students may apply in the prescribed form given in Annexure with a photo ID proof (Photocopy of the Aadhar No.) Application in any other format will not be entertained.
  • Application must contain recommendation of the competent authority from the academic institution, where the candidate is pursuing her/his studies. Applications received without recommendations will not be entertained.
  • Applicants are required to submit a synopsis on Copyright issues for study during the internship in 1000 words along with their applications. Synopsis should broadly cover a brief introduction of the topic, objectives of the study, methodology to be employed and bibliography.
  • Application should be made 3 months in advance, clearly mentioning the month for which internship is to be considered.
  • Applications in the prescribed format complete in all respects may be sent by post to reach The Registrar of Copyrights, Copyright Office, 4th Floor, Jeevan Deep Building, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001.
  • Applications can also be emailed at [email protected] or [email protected] Envelope carrying applications should be super scribed “Application for Internship for Month/Year”.
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